‘Doctor Who’, ‘Sherlock’, ‘Teen Wolf:’ Here Are Thursday’s SDCC TV-Centric Panels
If you love television and you’re attending or plan to follow San Diego Comic-Con, here’s everything you need to know for Thursday’s panels.
* indicates panels that are moderated by TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider staff
Amazon: Hand of God
An introduction of the streaming service’s new one-hour drama following a corrupt judge on the brink of a mental and emotional breakdown after a family tragedy strikes.
Panelists: Series creator Ben Watkins, and stars Ron Perlman, Garret Dilahunt, Andre Royo, Alona Tal, Julian Morris (Pretty Little Liars), Emayatzy Corinealdi
When and Where: Thursday, July 9 10-11AM, Room 6A
Behind the Music: Crime, Death, and Resurrection
A look at how today’s top shows use sound and music to convey tone.
Panelists: Sean Callery (24, Homeland, Bones), Charlie Clouser (Wayward Pines), Fil Eisler (Empire, Revenge), Mac Quayle (Scream Queens), Jeff Russo (Fargo, Tut, Power), and Mike Suby (Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries)
Moderator: Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals)
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 10-11AM, Room 25ABC
Re-imagining the Very Best of Battlestar Galactica for a New Generation
A Q&A, panel and fan chat about the potential creative directions a forthcoming Battlestar Galactica could take – whether in film or television series format. Plus, gag reels and clips from the beloved sci-fi show.
Panelists: Producer Alec Peters, science consultant Dr. Kevin Grazier, and writers Nicole Perlman and Rob Burnett
Moderator: Richard Hatch
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 10:30-11:30AM, Room 6BCF
The Autobiography of James T. Kirk
OK, this one isn’t exactly TV-centric, but what fan of Star Trek: The Original Series wouldn’t want to hear its star William Shatner reading excerpts from this in-world memoir.
Moderator: David Goodman (Family Guy executive producer)
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 10:45-11:45AM, Ballroom 20
The Player Sneak Peek Screening and Q&A with Cast
Check out a preview screening of the action series about a former military operative working as a security expert in the high-stakes world of Las Vegas. The Player premieres this fall on NBC.
Panelists: Wesley Snipes (Blade Trinity), Philip Winchester (Strike Back) and the show’s executive producers.
Moderator: Rob Moynihan*
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 11:15-12:15, Room 6A
CBS TV Studios Comic-Con Lineup
Sneak peeks (And in Limitless‘ case, full pilot screenings) and panel discussions for CBS shows including: Extant, Limitless, Scorpion, Under the Dome and Zoo
Panelists: Halle Berry, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and executive producers Craig Shapiro and Mickey Fisher
Panelists: Jake McDorman (American Sniper), Hill Harper (CSI: NY), director Marc Webb, and executive producers Craig Sweeny, Alex Kurtzman, and Heather Kadin
Panelists: Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jadyn Wong, Ari Stidham, and executive producers Nick Santora and Nicholas Wootton
Under the Dome
Panelists: Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), Mike Vogel (Bates Motel), Marg Helgenberger (CSI), and executive producers Neal Baer and Tim Schlattmann
Panelists: James Wolk (Mad Men), Billy Burke (Revolution) and executive producer Jeff Pinkner (Fringe)
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 12:00-3:30PM, Ballroom 20
Return to Gravity Falls
Featuring a panel discussion and exclusive peeks at Gravity Falls Season 3, as well as two new animated Disney XD shows, Pickle and Peanut and Future-Worm!
Panelists: creator Alex Hirsch and other special guests
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 12:30-1:30PM, Room 6A
The Last Ship: Panel and Exclusive Sneak Preview
A deeper look into the post-apocalyptic drama’s second season on TNT.
Panelists: Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, and Adam Baldwin
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 1:45-2:45PM, Room 6A
The New TV Land
This isn’t your grandmother’s TV Land! See panels for the networks new comedy series Impastor and Teachers.
Panelists: Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville) and Sara Rue (Less Than Perfect)
Moderator: Michael Ian Black
Panelists: Improv group The Katydids
Moderator: Alison Brie
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 2:00-3:00-PM, Indigo Ballroom
Doctor Who: BBC America’s Official Panel
A panel discussion in preparation for this fall’s new season of timey-wimey adventures.
Panelists: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez, and Steven Moffat
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 2:15-3:15PM, Hall H
Powers: Ordinary Heroes, Extraordinary Possibilities: A Deeper Look at the Hit PlayStation Series
A look at PlayStation’s superheroes drama released earlier this year, and what’s the come in Season 2.
Panelists: Susan Heyward, Olesya Rulin, showrunner Remi Aubuchon, and comics co-creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 3:00-4:00-PM, Room 6A
The TV Animation Story Editors/Head Writers Panel
A panel chock full of vets from the animated TV biz chat about getting started, and what to do from there.
Panelists: Andrew Robinson (Kaijudo Clash of the Duel Masters), Jim Krieg (Green Lantern), Charlotte Fullerton (Ben 10 Omniverse), Eugene Son (Ultimate Spider-Man), and Craig Miller (Curious George)
Moderator: Neo Edmund (Kaijudo Clash of the Duel Masters)
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 3:30-4:30PM, Room 24ABC
Discussing the much-loved BBC America series and the forthcoming PBS Masterpiece special.
Panelists: Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue, and Rupert Graves
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 3:45-4:45PM, Ballroom 20
Comedy Central’s Moonbeam City
This bizarro animated cop-comedy returns to comic-con with a panel discussion.
Panelists: Rob Lowe, Scott Gairdner, Tommy Blacha
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 4:00-5:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
Destination America’s Ghost Asylum
The stars of the paranormal reality series talk about their most intricate ghost-hunting traps, and show never-before-seen footage that’s sure to leave you sleeping with the lights on.
Panelists: Ghost Asylum team
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 4:00-5:00PM, Room 5AB
Star Trek: They’re Not Really Dead as Long as We Remember Them
Top “Treksperts” from all walks of life discuss the losses of Leonard Nimoy, Harve Bennett, Maurice Hurley, Grace Lee Whitney, and Bernie Williams, and look back for the 50th anniversary of the show’s second pilot, “Where No Man Has Gone Before.”
Panelists: Scott Mantz, David A. Goodman, Edward Gross, Ashley E. Miller, Robert Meyer Burnett, and Chase Masterson
Moderator: Mark A. Altman
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 4:00-5:00PM, Room 23ABC
Thunderbirds Are Go
The US premiere of the classic series’ re-imagining that’s already airing in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand, along with questions for the executive producer and head writer.
Panelists: Rob Hoegee and Richard Taylor
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 4:30-5:30PM, Room 24ABC
MTV’s Teen Wolf
For their sixth year, the wolfpack prowls Comic-Con, sharing a sneak peek at next season and answering fan questions.
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 5:00-6:00PM, Ballroom 20
Miami Vice 30th Anniversary Retrospective
A look back at the original NBC prime time series with talk about everything from the neo-noir shows it spawned to it’s legendary alligators.
Panelists: Stars Michael Talbott, Olivia Brown, Edward James Olmos, and writers Anthony Yerkovich, and Jonathan London
Moderator: Shannon Eric Denton
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 6:00-7:00PM, Room 29AB
Comedy Central: Drunk History and Another Period
Breaking down the history behind Drunk History, with a Q&A in preparation for Season 3 in September, and a live interactive event. Plus: Comedy Central’s newbie Another Period dishes out jokes for their panel discussion.
Panelists: Derek Waters, Jeremy Konner, Taran Killam, and more
Panelists: Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, and more
Moderator: Moshe Kasher
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 6:00-7:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
A first look at A&E’s fall series based on the adult life of Damien Thorn, the child from the 1976 film The Omen, who discovers that he is the antichrist.
Panelists: Glen Mazaara, Bradley James (iZombie), Barbara Hershey, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Omid Abtahi, and a special guest
Moderator: Damian Holbrook*
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 6:45-7:45PM, Room 6A
Power Rangers Dino ChargeUnleashed: Behind the Suit
It’s on Season 22 on Nickelodeon, but the Dino Charge cast members will be chatting about the history of their uniforms from the inception of the Power Rangers franchise to present day. Also, stick around for a Q&A and sneak peeks at upcoming episodes.
Panelists: Brennan Mejia, Camille Hyde, James Davies, Michael Taber, Yoshua Sudarso, and Claire Blackwelder
Moderator: Andre Meadows
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 7:00-8:00PM, Room 7AB
Surviving The Walking Dead: Understanding Behavior in a World Without Rules
A serious look into what drives the AMC show’s survivors to be even more lethal than it’s walkers.
Panelists: Forensic psychiatrists H. Eric Bender, M.D., Praveen R. Kambam, M.D., Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D., and special guests
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 7:00-8:00PM, Room 6DE
The Syfy show’s mysterious first season aboard the Raza is discussed.
Panelists: Stars Melissa O’Neil, Anthony Lemke, Roger Cross, Jodelle Ferland, executive producer Jay Firestone, and showrunner Joseph Mallozzi
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 7:15-8:15PM, Room 6BCF
Psychology of Cult TV Shows Episode 2
This expert panel of pop culture authors dives into a live discussion about the psychology behind television’s biggest cult hits including, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Firefly, Arrow, Buffy, and more.
Panelists: Dr. Janina Scarlet, Jane Espenson, Dr. Travis Langley, Dr. Billy San Juan, Alan Kistler, Jenna Busch, Alex Langley
Moderator: Katrina Hill
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 8:00-9:00PM, Room 25ABC
Just a week before the Season 2 premiere, catch an exclusive screening of the season’s first two angel-battling episodes of the hit Syfy series.
Panelists: Vaun Wilmott and more
When and Where: Thursday, July 9, 8:15-10:00PM, Room 6DE